Why You Should Try Dermaplaning

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Dermaplaning has become a popular skincare treatment, renowned for its simplicity and the multitude of benefits it offers. This non-invasive procedure involves using a sterile surgical scalpel to gently scrape off any dead skin cells on the surface of the skin along with the fine vellus hair (peach fuzz) on the face. The result? A smoother, brighter complexion that not only feels fantastic but also provides a flawless canvas for makeup application. Below are compelling reasons why one should consider trying dermaplaning.

Immediate Results with No Downtime

One of the most appealing aspects of dermaplaning is the immediacy of its results. Unlike other skincare treatments that may require a series of sessions before noticing improvements, dermaplaning offers instant gratification. Your skin will appear more radiant, feel smoother, and have a more even tone right after your first session. Plus, there’s no need to hide away post-treatment; there’s zero downtime, making it a perfect pick-me-up before special occasions.

Enhances Skincare Product Efficacy

By removing the outermost layer of dead skin and peach fuzz, dermaplaning allows for deeper penetration of skincare products. This means that your favorite serums and moisturizers are more effective, as they’re not being blocked by a barrier of dead skin cells and hair. Consequently, your skin can absorb the full benefits of your skincare regimen, leading to healthier and more hydrated skin over time.

Promotes Smoother Makeup Application

For makeup enthusiasts, dermaplaning is a game-changer. The removal of peach fuzz and dead skin cells creates a silky-smooth canvas for makeup. Foundation and powders apply more evenly and blend more seamlessly, avoiding the cakey or textured appearance that can occur when makeup clings to fine hairs and rough skin surfaces. The result is a more natural, polished look that many strive for.

Suitable for Most Skin Types

Dermaplaning is a gentle, non-abrasive treatment, making it suitable for most skin types, including sensitive skin. However, individuals with active acne or highly reactive skin should consult with a professional before undergoing the procedure. By being inclusive of a wide range of skin types, dermaplaning provides an opportunity for many to experience the benefits of advanced skincare without the worry of harsh reactions.

Encourages Cellular Renewal

By removing the dead skin layer and hair, dermaplaning can also encourage the skin’s natural regeneration process. This turnover leads to the production of new skin cells, which can improve the appearance of acne scars, hyperpigmentation, and fine lines over time. Regular treatments can contribute to maintaining a youthful and vibrant complexion by constantly encouraging the renewal of skin cells.

Non-Chemical Treatment

For those wary of chemical peels or sensitive to chemical exfoliants, dermaplaning offers a fantastic alternative. It’s a purely physical method of exfoliation that doesn’t involve any harsh chemicals, making it a preferred option for pregnant women or individuals with chemical sensitivities seeking to maintain their skin’s health and appearance.


Dermaplaning is a versatile skincare treatment that caters to a wide audience, offering immediate and cumulative benefits. Whether you’re looking to enhance the effectiveness of your skincare products, achieve flawless makeup application, or simply give your skin a healthy glow, dermaplaning is worth considering. As with any skincare treatment, it’s essential to consult with a professional to ensure it’s suitable for your skin type and to have the procedure performed safely. Embrace the opportunity to reveal a brighter, smoother, and more rejuvenated complexion through dermaplaning.

Lee A. Kleiman a doctor at Anne Arundel ENT

Dr. Lee A. Kleiman is a double board certified ENT & plastic surgeon at Anne Arundel ENT in Annapolis, Maryland known for his superior clinical outcomes in all Surgical and Non-Surgical ENT, specializing in Sinus Care, Voice and Swallowing, Rhinoplasty and Revision Rhinoplasty, and Facelifts and Non-surgical Aesthetic. He also continues to attend conferences internationally and nationally to keep abreast of the latest treatments and technology.